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• Waters Corp., Milford, MA, has more than 49,000 entries in its online library of liquid chromatography, mass spectrometry and sample preparation application references. These include citations of peer-reviewed papers written by scientists working in every conceivable field of scientific analysis as well as applications and product literature. Scientists can use the database to search for ideas to separate, isolate or identify a compound.

Access: under the Library link

• Harvel Plastics Inc., Easton, PA, has an updated edition of its 146-page "Engineering & Installation Guide" containing data on PVC, CPVC and specialty piping and duct systems. The guidebook contains a chemical resistance guide for pipe selection, industry standards and test methods, safety and caution data, storage and handling information and more. Free copies of the guide are available to qualified professionals.

Information: 610-252-7355

• Important factors to consider when choosing a calibration service supplier are examined in a special report from Quest Technologies, Oconomowoc, WI. It's titled, "All Calibration Are Not Created Equal: Exploring the Value of Accredited Calibration Laboratories."


• A guide to high-temperature and specialty materials for use to 4,000°F is now available as CD from Cotronics Corp., Brooklyn, NY. The free CD contains up-to-date product descriptions, illustrations, users reports and conversion tables.

Information: 718-646-7996